Fifteen Love -2023
Fifteen-Love follows the tennis journey of British star Justine Pearce (Ella Lily Hyland) an amazing sports prodigy, who’s taken the world of Grand Slam Tennis by storm (Emma Raducanu anyone?). Glenn Lapthorn (Aidan Turner) was Justine’s maverick coach and the pair had an intense rapport. He helped 17-year-old Justine reach the French Open semi finals. Disaster soon struck, however, and Justine’s dreams of actually winning a Grand Slam were dramatically and brutally cut short by a devastating injury… She shattered her wrist which looked set to end her professional tennis career.
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Five years on, aged 22, Justine is a therapist at her old tennis academy, Longwood, alongside her former physio. She feels she is finally healed, both physically and psychologically, from her previous tennis scars. Then Justine makes an explosive allegation against her former coach, and everyone at Longwood is forced to reconsider everything they thought they knew about Justine and Glenn’s past success.
Justine and Glenn’s battle over the truth about their pas as they both seek glory at the Grand Slam grass court event of the year Wimbledon, and the world of professional tennis is rocked by all sorts of lies, deceit, and control issues going on. source: WhatToWatch.com
Aidan Turner…….. Glen Lapthorn
Ella Lily Hyland… Justine Pearce
Producer: World Productions (ITV Studios)
Platform: UK & Ireland Prime Video
Creator and Writer: Hania Elkington
Aidan Turner on Hania Elkington: “Hania’s scripts and characters are so incredibly layered and nuanced, tackling themes and issues within the world of sport that I don’t feel have been explored on screen before. I am excited to take on the complex role of Glenn and can’t wait to work with Ella, Hania, World Productions, Prime Video and the rest of the cast to bring this important story to life.” source: Variety.com